Global Patent Index - EP 0623031 B1

EP 0623031 B1 2000-02-02 - AN IMPLANT

Title (en)

AN IMPLANT

Title (de)

IMPLANTAT

Title (fr)

IMPLANT

Publication

EP 0623031 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 93901443 A

Priority

  • SE 9200072 A
  • SE 9200784 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9313815A1] The present invention relates to an implant made of a porous non-toxic material having a total open porosity exceeding 5 % by volume but not exceeding 80 % by volume within at least one portion of the implant, which is characterized in that: communicating micropores, having a size of less than or equal to 10 mu m, make up not more than 10 % of the total pore volume in said at least one portion of the implant; and at least 5 % of at least one section of the surface on the implant is covered by substantially evenly distributed pores having a pore size exceeding 50 mu m.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61L 27/00; A61F 2/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61L 27/00 (2006.01); A61F 2/28 (2006.01); A61F 2/30 (2006.01); A61L 27/56 (2006.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/30767 (2013.01); A61L 27/56 (2013.01); A61F 2002/30011 (2013.01); A61F 2250/0023 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

A61L 27/56 + A61L 27/54 + A61L 27/227 + A61L 27/14 + A61L 27/12 + A61L 27/04

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IT LI NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9313815 A1 19930722; AT 189401 T 20000215; AU 3269993 A 19930803; DE 69230645 D1 20000309; EP 0623031 A1 19941109; EP 0623031 B1 20000202; JP H07506732 A 19950727; SE 469653 B 19930816; SE 9200072 D0 19920113; SE 9200072 L 19930714; US 5464440 A 19951107

INPADOC legal status


2001-07-04 [GBPC] GB: EUROPEAN PATENT CEASED THROUGH NON-PAYMENT OF RENEWAL FEE

- Effective date: 20001113

2001-01-17 [26N] NO OPPOSITION FILED

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2000-07-03 [NLV1] NL: LAPSED OR ANNULLED DUE TO FAILURE TO FULFILL THE REQUIREMENTS OF ART. 29P AND 29M OF THE PATENTS ACT

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2000-03-09 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

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2000-02-02 [REF] CORRESPONDS TO:

- Document: AT 189401 T 20000215

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